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March 2019

Evening Yoga on the Plaza

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Eagle Day

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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An educational Bald Eagle will be in the Nature Center for visitors to meet, photograph, and learn from, along with Eagle-themed crafts and snacks.   As questions in our refuge from an expert and learn about the ongoing effects of lead in our eagle population and what you can do to help.   $5 for members $16 for non-members Register here.

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Sunday Yoga in the Forest

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Signs of Spring Hike

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come search for signs of spring as we hike in The Forest. We will search for new growth and animal activity while enjoying the fresh spring air. We might even find some spring wildflowers starting to peek up. Dress for the weather.   This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Map & Compass 101

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
camp brewster lodge, 1313 Bellevue Blvd. North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$20 – $30

Map and Compass 101 is a two session course designed by Laura Friesell to educate participants about the basic techniques used to navigate using a map and compass outdoors. We will take a close up look at a map of Fontenelle Forest and learn how to use a compass that has a base plate. ***Participants must provide their own compass with a base plate. When: Classroom Session – Tuesday, March 26th from 6:30-9:00pm Field Session – Sunday, March 31st 12:00-4:00pm…

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Evening Yoga on the Plaza

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Dirt Time: A Tracking Adventure

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 30, 2019 at 9:00am

Dirt Time is back! If you’ve ever wanted to learn to interpret the animal clues around you, this is your opportunity. Come spend time literally in the dirt and gain the skills needed to “read” the forest and its animal inhabitants. All participants will receive a track guide for future use. Please dress for the weather and bring a pair of gloves that you don’t mind getting dirty. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Enchanted Forest

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Dress up in your favorite enchanted costume and join us for crafts and activities to spark your children’s imaginations, and bring out your inner child. Visit the Mystical Marketplace to trade tokens for special material to create the perfect fairy house or gnome home. Discover our enchanted forest and meet all the forest fairies, gnomes, and woodland creatures that call Fontenelle Forest home.   $10 for members, $20 for non-members if you pre-register. $15 for members, $25 for non-members at…

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Sunday Yoga in the Forest

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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April 2019

Backpacking 101

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Camp Wa-kon-da, 402 Forest Dr.
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$55 – $65

Backpacking 101 is a four week course designed by Laura Friesell to support adult visitors learning basic outdoor recreation skills while experiencing and enjoying the quiet wild of nature at Fontenelle Forest. Instruction will cover Leave No Trace principles, basic first aid for backpacking illnesses and injuries, layering, gear essentials, meal planning, and campsite set up and restoration. Course schedule: April 11th - Classroom session from 6:30-9:00pm April 18th  - Gear Night **Off-site from 6:30-9:00pm April 25th – Classroom session 6:30-9:00pm…

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Land Stewardship: Volunteer Work Day

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:30am

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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The volunteer Land Stewardship crew meets on selected Saturdays mornings to work on various projects. Lunch and camaraderie are provided! Anyone is welcome to join, even if it's just one time. Bring the family and get some hard work done with us.    

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Homeschool Science: Naturalist Challenge

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Get ready for this weekend’s City Nature Challenge! We’ll be testing our identification skills using live animals, skins, bones, and other artifacts using guide books, identification resources, and iNaturalist. Students will create a Nature Journal to start their journey learning about the nature around us. Join us the following weekend for the Omaha Metro wide City Nature Challenge and put your new skills to the test. Register here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Naturalist-Challenge---Home-School-Science

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